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Clergyman

Spencer Houghton Cone, American clergyman.

Background

Cone, Spencer Houghton was born on April 30, 1785 in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. Son of Conant and Alice (Houghton) Cone.

Education

Educated College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1797-1799, honorary Doctor of Divinity, 1832.

Career

Treasurer, bookkeeper Baltimore American, 1812. Chaplain United States Congress, 1815-1816. Pastor Baptist Church, Alexandria, Virginia, 1816-1823, 1st Baptist Church, New York City, 1841-1855.

President Baptist General Convention, 1832-1841, American Bible Union, 1837-1850.

Connections

Married Salley Morrell, May 10, 1813.

father:
Conant Cone

mother:
Alice (Houghton) Cone

spouse:
Salley Morrell